Theorie des vents : piece couronnée, en 1785, par l'Académie royale des sciences, arts & belles-lettres de Dijon


François Célestin de Loynes-Berraud, Chevalier de La Coudraye
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First edition of the author's prize-winning treatise on the origins and patterns of winds throughout the world. Coudraye analyzed the earlier researches of Alembert, Bernoulli, and Derham and described major meteorological phenomena, including monsoons and typhoons.